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Despite snow storm, athletes warm up for spring: Photo of the Day 3/4/19

Despite snow storm, athletes warm up for spring: Photo of the Day 3/4/19

by Bailey Spore, Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

March 1 was originally scheduled to be a two-hour early dismissal, but because of an incoming snow storm, Frederick County Public Schools changed it to a two hour delay instead. Most students weren't expecting to have school and were surprised to see that spring tryouts were still on when they woke u...

Dual enrollment astronomy course would be an out-of-this-world opportunity

Dual enrollment astronomy course would be an out-of-this-world opportunity

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

Hawking's ideas about the study of astronomy apply to Frederick County Public Schools. There are three science course requirements that every high school student in Frederick County must fulfill: physics, biology, and chemistry. These three science courses all center around terrestrial matters...

Schoology slays Google Classroom: FCPS transitions to new learning management system

Schoology slays Google Classroom: FCPS transitions to new learning management system

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

FCPS is implementing a new learning management system in all Frederick County Schools: Schoology. This year, teachers have the option to use it, but FCPS plans for Schoology to replace Google Classroom and the HAC grading system entirely in 2019-2020. "We tested a lot of different systems before ...

Later school start times: When will they happen?

Later school start times: When will they happen?

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

Countless numbers of high school students stay up late each night trying to balance school and extracurricular activities and then have to turn around after an average of fewer than six hours of sleep and start their days once more. According to Ms. Dawn Murphy, psychology and history teacher, ‚Ä...

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter

April 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

This election season, Americans have been subjected constantly to news stories and polls covering the race for the Oval Office, in which five candidates remain. How soon forget about the campaigns closer to us, like the one for retiring US Senator Barbara Mikulski’s seat and for the eight spots in the...

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